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Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte, Volume 35: Resources on the Speleology of Meghalaya State, India, Part 2: Garo Hills

Series: Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte Volume: 35

By: Herbert Daniel Gebauer (Author)

132 pages, colour photos, maps

Speläoclub Berlin

Paperback | Jan 2009 | #213913
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About this book

Language: English

The first regional monograph on one of the world’s most exciting caving areas in northeast India. A total of 124 caves are presented in detail. Over 30 km of cave passages described with many open leads and unmapped galleries, even in major unexplored caves, the currently longest of which is Tetengkol (Nengkhong) at 5681 m. An invaluable source for future speleological documentation in the Garo Hills. List of references covered by volume 33 of this series.


Contents

CONTENT     4
INTRODUCTION     5
CAVE DIRECTORY     9–130
ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS     5–129

1.     The Garo Hills in Meghalaya, administrative     5
2.     Geological map of the Garo Hills     7

CAVE PLANS     
1.     AA Cave (Siju Damokgithim)     15
2.     Apinakol     17
3.     Asak Banda Rongkol     19
4.     Bangdaphakol     23
5.     Chibandakol (1)     26
6.     Chibandakol 2, Chibandakol 3     27
7.     Chibe Cave 1, Chibe Cave 3     29
8.     Chibe Cave 4     30
9.     Chibe Rongkol 2     31
10.     Chikrukol     34, 35, 36, 37
11.     Chirenkol     38
12.     Dangedkol — Chiningkrikol     42, 43, 44. 45
13.     Dikkakol –Asakol     46
14.     Dobhakol (Chibe) — 49, 50, 51     
15.     Dobhakol (Nengkhong Magmagitik)     53
16.     Dobhakol (Siju)     60, 61, 65, 66
17.     Kanai Nala Sink     74
18.     Khimrangkol     75
19.     Kholjongkol     76, 77, 78
20.     Khorekol     79, 80, 81
21.     Matchakol (Chibe)     87
22.     Matrongkol     90, 91, 92, 93
23.     Mendikol     95
24.     Mingsingkol     97
25.     Pathar Gitim     101
26.     Sang Kni Ikgilram     106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113
27.     Stalactite Cave (Mahadeo Nala)     115
28.     Tetengkol (Nengkhong)     117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124
29.     Tetengkol (Tura)     126
30.     Upper Siju Cave     129


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